5 Ways To Keep Healthy Eyes in a Digital World

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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2. Take a Break

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If you must spend your day staring at a computer screen, the 20-20-20 rule is a great way to keep your eyesight safe. For this, you simply take a 20 second break every 20 minutes to look at something that is 20 feet away.

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You should also be aware of the low radiation frequency that is found in computers and can harm your eyes. Flat screen and LCD monitors are much better for your eyesight than older models.

3. Change Your Environment

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Another way to protect your eyes from technology is to change the layout of your work environment. You should set your screen to the proper brightness and contrast to avoid eye strain.

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You can also switch your settings to a reflective lighting scheme if you must read for a long period of time on the computer.

When using the computer, you should sit 20-26 inches from the screen and position the center 4-6 inches below your eyes so that you are looking downward. The top of your screen should be little farther away than the bottom, and you can also adjust text size to avoid squinting.

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